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BEACON Ballfields Exclusive Weekly Tips ! ( October ’17 ) !

October 9, 2017       |    BeaconAthletics.com     |    Ballfields.com

THIS WEEK’S FIELD TIP

As the person in charge of buying your sports field maintenance products, you are probably naturally drawn toward selecting the lowest-priced product available. After all, who doesn’t love a deal?  I get that. We’re all on limited budgets, but I want to look at the down-the-road impact those decisions can have on your sports fields.

It’s easy to think you’re making a sound financial decision when you purchase the cheapest product, but that’s because you’re only considering the short term cost. The impact a low-cost product can have on your grounds crew or on your field is eye opening. Often, when people see a big upfront cost, they shut down that product from further consideration — without doing their due diligence to see if it’s worth the price in the long haul.

That’s a mistake, and I’ll show you why. Let me give some real world examples from our experience at our 3-field Little League complex in Madison, Wisconsin… CONTINUE READING this article at Ballfields.com:  The Real Cost of Sports Field Maintenance Products

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Regulation Economy Pitching Rubber
— SAVE $10

IN STOCK: Ships within 24 hours!  Heavy-duty molded rubber with 3 metal spikes. — Reg. $29  NOW $19 (valid for regulation size only thru October 31)

Hollywood 4-sided Pitching Rubber — SAVE $30

IN STOCK: Ships within 24 hours!  Heavy-duty rubber cover with aluminum tube insert. Regulation pitching rubber (6″ x 6″ x 24″). — Reg. $129  NOW $99 (valid thru October 31)

OPEN BOX ITEM OF THE WEEK

OPEN BOX Item — FieldShield Area Tarp, Weighted Hem — SAVE $74!  — Goodbye, sandbags. No need for bags, pins, or weights. Made in the USA, high-quality mound covers and home plate tarps. Only one size remains, 8oz, 18′ diameter… Like-new condition. Only one left. First come, first served! FieldShield Area Tarp, Weighted Hem

Great Deals for October!

Click for great deals and superior value from the Beacon Store. We’re highlighting selected products from The Ultimate Ballfield Resource. Our motivation is to help you work smarter with innovative products and to help you make your ballfields more playable and safe. We’ve been helping America maintain and improve its fields since 1948. And remember, if you’re not happy, we’re not happy. If something’s not right, we’ll refund your purchase price and pay for the return shipping. We guarantee 100% satisfaction. Whatever you need for your ballfield, think Beacon. 

View October Specials –

Get the Ultimate Ballfield Resource…

If you need it for your field, you’ll find it here. Request your copy today. Our 2017 catalog is a complete listing of products to keep you rolling with everything you need all season long.

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